Melton IBC fightback fall short against county team

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Melton and District Indoor Bowls Club hosted a team from the Leicestershire Ladies County Bowling Association (LLCBA) for a friendly match last Thursday afternoon,

It proved a close game throughout and at halfway, the visitors had established a nine-shot lead.

Melton IBC tried hard to close the gap, but couldn’t quite manage it as the LLCBA tan out winners by just four shots on aggregate.


Rink scores: Carole Lomax, Jean Ladkin, Stella Warren lost to Angela Cleveley 20-13; Jenny McConnell, Bob Lemon, Bettine Broadberry lost to Sue Lemon 19-10; Anne Reeds, Norma Jackson, Eva Radford beat Cynthia Stock 26-9; Rita Wallbanks, Tricia Harris, Malcolm Lomax lost to Mary Ronald 19-14; Sheila Welborn, Janet Evans, Eileen Wright beat Val Brailsford 16-12; Glenise Marshall, Jenny Dewick, Paul Noone lost to Sue Sharpe 18-14.

* Melton IBC travelled to Stamford for another friendly on Saturday afternoon and came away convincing winners after an enjoyable match.


Rink scores: Janet Evans, Carol Pick, Malcolm Lomax, Arthur Broadberry beat H. Heath 25-12; Ann Preston-Bambridge, Bob Lemon, Nigel Trigg, Bettine Broadberry lost to Denis Stapleton 20-14; Viv Pugh, Rosemary Barton, Norma Jackson, Sue Lemon lost to N. Handley 16-15; Jean Ladkin, Brice Adcock, Alan Barton, Lawrie Pugh beat K. Rawlings 22-16; Rita Wallbanks, Pat Wright, David Pick, George Stone lost to M. Dye 19-17; Jenny McConnell, Diane Culshaw, Ros Carter, Eileen Wright beat D. Ellis 37-14.